Susan F. Clark, Associate Professor and Director of Civic Agriculture and Food Systems

Ph.D. Virginia Tech, 1990

M.S. University of Kentucky, 1979

B.S. Virginia Tech, 1977

Interest Areas: Sustainable Food and Agricultural Systems, Civic Agriculture, Community Development, Collaborative and Experiential Learning Modalities, and Assessment of Student Learning

My research interests relate to civic and sustainable agriculture, food systems, and community development practice specifically focusing on resilient, accessible, affordable, and healthy place-based food systems in Appalachian communities.   I am also interested in assessing how the civic agriculture and food systems curriculum transforms student learning using electronic portfolios.  Adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise.

Courses: ALS 2204 Introduction to Civic Agriculture, ALS 4204 Concepts in Community Food Systems, ALS 4214 Capstone in Civic Agriculture and Food Systems, ALS 3954 Study Abroad, and HORT 4004 Horticulture Seminar.

Civic Agriculture and Food Systems Minor

ALS 3954 Study Abroad video